Laborie Merlot 1997

A full-bodied wine, with typical Merlot berry and pepper aromas that complement the wood ageing. A plummy finish on the palate.


variety : Merlot | Merlot
winery : Laborie Wines
winemaker : Gideon Theron
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 12.57 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Maturation potential of ten years.

in the cellar : Soil
Weathered granite and clovelly from Paarl Moutain.

Vinification
Grapes were harvested at 23°B. The juice was fermented dry. The wine was matured in 300-litre French oak barrels for twelve months.

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